Toni

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See also: toni and töni

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Toni

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Antonia, sometimes used as a formal given name.
    • 1979 William Golding, Darkness Visible, page 134:
      "I'm not Toni any more. I'm Antonia." Sophy burst out laughing. "And I'm Sophia."

Noun[edit]

Toni (plural Tonis)

  1. (US, slang) A homosexual male who approaches male strangers (who are usually straight) and asks them for sex, and aggressively persists them.

Usage notes[edit]

Popular in the 1960s and 1970s, commonly heard in the Washington, D.C. area.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a diminutive of Anttoni (Anthony) and Anton.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoni/
  • Hyphenation: To‧ni

Proper noun[edit]

Toni

  1. A male given name.

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